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<img width="640" height="725" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features: Linen sewing bag embroidered in the Arts and Crafts style. Bag has a front flap which creates an interior pocket. One inch below the top a green silk ribbon is threaded through a casing stitched with green thread. Embroidered in blue, green and dark rose in geometric shapes outlined in black. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 700w, 265w, 170w, 904w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="31446" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="904,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Image may not be reproduced without authorization from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="333309_5eb91f64aa8d97b1_b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />A work bag or sewing bag was a soft cloth bag used by women to store their embroidery implements and supplies, and small, unfinished projects. The bags were a common feature of feminine life from the 17th through 19th centuries, but by the time this bag was embroidered, in the early 20th century, few women...
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